The United States may lead the world in known coronavirus-related deaths not only because it is one of the largest countries, but also because it is among the least healthy among comparable nations when it comes to things like obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease, cleveland.com reported.
Brazil recorded its highest number of coronavirus deaths in a day as Latin America began to feel the full force of the pandemic, while the World Health Organization agreed to investigate its response to the crisis.
Type 1 diabetics are more likely to die of COVID-19 than those with type 2, according to National Health Service (NHS) research confirming that diabetes significantly increases coronavirus sufferers’ risk of dying.
In troubled times, people have been known to hoard currency at home — a financial security blanket against deep uncertainty. But in this crisis, things are different. This time cash itself, passed from hand to hand across neighborhoods, cities and societies just like the coronavirus, is a source of suspicion rather than reassurance.
Iran on Tuesday reported no new coronavirus deaths in nearly a third of its provinces for 24 hours but said there were more than another 2,100 cases of infection nationwide, according to Heath Ministry.
Australia is facing an "unprecedented" economic contraction due to the coronavirus pandemic, though massive fiscal and monetary stimulus would help cushion the blow, minutes from the country's central bank's last meeting showed on Tuesday.